Jay Rutherford

Jay Rutherford was born in Canada into a family of sign-painters and opticians. In 1993 he was offered a tenured professorship in Visual Communications at the Bauhaus University Weimar. Jay is active in international co-operation and exchange programs, and was instrumental in developing the Bauhaus University’s MFA in Visual Culture program. He has been active on juries for design competitions, and is a member of professional associations for design history, information design and usability. He has spoken at numerous conferences and symposia, for example: Vision Plus (Austria), TypeCon, ATypI, Design Week (Lodz, Poland), St. Bride’s Conference (London).